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of the debate. in 1988, michael dukakis could have had help not looking so cold in his response. >> we have a professor at the george washington university, john sides. when you have those moments that reinforce, either good or for ill, to a candidate, how important or damaging can these be? >> candidate debates in a general election to not move the polls a lot. only in a close race. in general, i think these dramatic moments in debates are not necessarily game changes for the average american voter. >> you wrote, usually the candidates fight to a draw. it is hard in that context to have a stunning victory or a terrible defeat. can you elaborate? >> the candidates spend a lot of time trying to lower their expectations about the performance and portray the other person as this great orator. in reality, the candidates spend a lot of time prepping for the debates and they are very good at it. they have read a lot of material and memorize a lot of material. in that context, it is hard for a candidate to really make a big enough mistake to actually swing opinion too strongly to his opponent. >>
many more this year. >> really quickly, we had the civil war in pennsylvania yesterday. michael vick, a guy that i'm cheering for, two fumbles. i hate to say it, he cost the game. >> and i don't care who would have gone into pittsburgh yesterday. it just felt like a game the steelers were destined to win. they still have new injuries to play with. they have to turn around and play thursday night. they ended up pulling it out. the eagles at 3-2, they still feel like they're so much worse than 3-2. >> all right, mike, sanchez's back is against the wall. >> he plays well when his back's against the wall. >> the gm's back is against the wall. he's one or two losses away from being fired. the entire jets organization's back is against the wall, and they're playing a really good team tonight. what will we see? >> i think we'll see sanchez play well, but there's too many injuries, too many deficiencies on both sides of the ball. i'd be shocked if the jets win. i won't be shocked if sanchez plays well. we should see more tebow in whatever package. >> they're going to use tebow. they've got t
, senator michael bennett from colorado, who is a newer, younger member who is part of the generation that does not understand why congress works so slowly. on the republican side they added another newcomer to the senate, senator mike johans. they are meeting this week. it is different since congress is on recess, and congress has not been here since early- august. lawmakers are home, campaigning in their states or for their colleagues tried to get majorities shored up in both the house and senate. so, a group is coming into town tomorrow for a meeting off- campus at mount vernon, which is a good place for them to meet if they want to avoid reporters who tend to stop the halls and wait out the meetings to get any little snippets of news. host: from politico this week, how secret is there work? i mean, how much do we know about what they talk about, when they are meeting, and what they're doing? guest: i would say the problems the country and this congress face are known. you could easily look back over many reports and the public and private meetings to understand that most outside o
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